Effective 1st August 2020, all clients booking entertainment services for ALL event types through DJ Joose Mobile Discos, will be required to agree in full, to the terms of our COVID-19 Policy.
- All measures will change continuously with the latest government advice. These will be updated frequently, and measures and guidelines will continue to evolve as our knowledge of
- The Client agrees that measures and guidelines may be different on the date of the event, than those that were in place at the time of booking.
- All guidelines have been written and contributed by guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO), government advice and event experts, to ensure that every possible precaution has been taken to keep our staff, and you and your guests as safe as possible.
- While these steps and guidelines have been put in place to safeguard our staff, as well as you and your guests, they may not fully prevent the spread of COVID-19. There is an increased possibility that the spread of COVID-19 could be exacerbated if these steps are not adhered to.
- All guidelines that are dependent on events are actually allowed to go ahead by the advice from the government. Events that are going ahead must be within the government limit. For example, if the government advises we should not gather in groups of +20 people, then the event should not go ahead.
- It is incumbent upon a member of DJ Joose Mobile Discos (‘the Supplier’) to arrange a courtesy call with the client straight after the booking confirmation has been issued. This is to discuss any health and safety concerns that the Client may have regarding their event, or any specific requirements.
- The Supplier must discuss the details regarding the venue of the event with the Client. If the Supplier is to enter the venue during the event, they must also make a courtesy call to the venue to discuss how health and safety can be maximised at the Client’s event.
- The Supplier must arrange a courtesy call 10 days prior to the event with the Client. This is to finalise the booking, and to confirm the steps the Supplier is, and will be taking to, maximise health and safety at the Client’s event. Both parties must be aware of how the event will run and what is expected from both the Client and Supplier to ensure a safe event for all in attendance.
- If the Supplier has felt any symptoms like (high temperature/ a new cough/loss of taste and smell) or any form of sickness within 2 weeks prior to the event – they must inform the client and make arrangements for another DJ to provide entertainment services at the event (subject to agreement by the Client).
- If the event Supplier lives with anyone who has contracted symptoms like (high temperature/a new cough/loss of taste and smell) or any form of sickness within 2 weeks prior to the event – they must inform the client and make arrangements for another DJ to provide entertainment services at the event (subject to agreement by the Client).
- It is the responsibility of the Supplier to ensure that all their staff are fit for work. This includes regularly checking and having updates with their team if they have any symptoms. If they do start symptoms, then they must be ordered to self-isolate.
- All event attendees must be aware of the social distancing guidelines which is currently at 1m.
- If the Supplier and Client require face-to-face consultations to discuss preparations for the event, these must be done virtually for the foreseeable future, via platforms like Zoom, Skype, etc.
- On the day of the event, the Supplier must wash their hands frequently throughout the day with soap and water for 20 seconds, and should use anti-bacterial hand-gel (of at least 60% alcohol) during the event.
During the Event
- On the day of the event, we strongly advise our staff to use their own transport. If the event that they are using a shared form of transport, they will be expected to ensure that all surfaces have been deep cleaned with alcohol, soap and hot water and disinfectant wipes.
- Our staff are not encouraged to use public transport for travelling to events. If however, they are using public transport and are highly populated, a mask and gloves must be worn until their arrival at the event. These then must be disposed of into a bin and their hands must be washed for 20 seconds or use hand sanitiser.
- During set-up, our staff will wear their own masks or face-coverings, and disposable gloves
- Our staff must supply their own hand and equipment sanitisers for their personal use.
- Our staff must carry tissues with them at each events.
- If you are to sneeze or cough this must be covered with a tissue. Immediately wash
your hands with soap and water or hand sanitiser.
- After coughing and sneezing all equipment must be cleaned with sanitiser within a 2 metre radius of your standing.
- Our staff must wash their hands regularly with warm water and soap throughout the event. If this is not possible we strongly advise them to sanitise their hands throughout the event.
- We cannot share any equipment at the event with anyone externally (e.g. microphones).
- All equipment used at the event belongs to the Supplier, or a 3rd party that has agreed to follows these guidelines.
- Our staff must avoid shaking hands, or any other form of physical contact with clients or any party attendees for the foreseeable future.
- All of our staff have been informed of, and agreed to abide by, all rules as outlined above.
The DJ Booth Set-up
- The DJ must be able to mark off a perimeter area of 1 metre around the full area of the DJ booth. If space does not allow this, then a perimeter of 2 metre in front of the DJ booth will be marked out
- Any surfaces that are frequently touched in the venue or Client’s event by the Supplier must be cleaned and sanitised before leaving the premises.
- We strongly advise avoiding interaction with the crowd/guests for the foreseeable future. As such, this may mean that we have to remain behind the DJ booth at all times.
- If the performance does involve close interaction with guests, our staff must be wearing a mask or a visor, so that they can still perform to their best ability.
- To reduce the risk of spreading any infection, we will limit the number of guests that are involved and interacted with.
We thank you for your co-operation in these uncertain and challenging times.
Observing these guidelines should allow your event to be a happy affair, whilst ensuring the safety of you, your guests, and our staff.